Noise at Work Training - Competent Persons Course
Learn how to comply with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005
Cost Per Person: £975.00 (£1170.00 inc VAT)
Quote available on request.
Course Length: 3 days
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On this Noise at Work Assessments Training Course you will learn all of the requirements of complying with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005. Our highly experienced and qualified tutors will cover all current legislation and standards, a large practical session of using sound level meters, analysing your measured data, understanding noise and it’s effects on humans and principles of acoustics.
Who Should Attend this Noise at Work Training?
Any organisation where noise is an issue should have a competent person for Noise at Work Risk Assessments. This person may be a professional safety officer, a works manager or simply someone who has been given the responsibility for it. The course forms an ideal follow up to a NEBOSH diploma or can be simply stand-alone.
If you’re unsure whether this course is suitable for you, you can download Module 1 for free.
Aims and Objectives of this Noise at Work Training
The course is designed to meet the requirements of the Noise at Work Regulations, giving you the knowledge and skills to be classed as "competent" to carry out Noise at Work Risk Assessments. The subjects covered vary from the principles of acoustics to the identification and management of noise problems. Practical elements are included to help you with the task of reducing noise exposure in the workplace.
- To ensure that you have an understanding of the principles of acoustics
- To develop an understanding of the effects of noise on people
- To give you and insight into instrumentation and practical noise monitoring
- To develop in-depth knowledge of Noise at Work Legislation
- To provide you with an insight into the principles of noise control
- To ensure you can prepare a report to satisfy HSE requirements
Noise at Work Training Course Overview
The course consists of 3 modules, which are structured in the following way.
Module 1 Distance Learning Pack
Module 1 is designed to guide you through the basic principles of acoustics incorporating the concepts of sound pressure level, including notation and units used. The format of Module 1 is an hour long webinar, giving you the flexibility to study as and when you want. The work in Module 1 gives you a good foundation and should be attempted before attending Module 2.
Module 2 Three Day Seminar
The syllabus for module 2 will include major topics incorporating acoustic theory, noise at work measurement parameters, noise reduction techniques, Legislation and standards, instrumentation and measurement. There is also a heavy practical element of the course to familiarise you with the techniques of measurement in the workplace and the fundamental operation of instruments.
Module 3 Noise at Work Risk Assessment Report
This can either be produced using results from measurements taken during module 2 or can be a project of your choice, which involves the production of a noise at work risk assessment report. This report is the basis of certification for the course and is marked by your tutor. On successful completion, a certificate of competence will be issued.
What will you achieve?
Successful completion of the three modules will result in the awarding of a 3 Year Certificate of Competency, giving you the evidence you need to prove your suitability for performing assessments in the workplace.
"Stephen was a brilliant course leader, very good pace, easy to approach and explained everything well. Course very useful would recommend."
Lucy Gordon, Romec - 22nd Mar 2011
"I thought Stephen put over the course very well and made it easier for me to understand as this was my first time on a course like this, again very well presented."
Alex McGregor, Bernard Mathews Foods Limited - 30th Apr 2013
"The course was well runand adminitered. Good instruction techniques, powerpoints and practical."
Peter Bailey , Centrica Storage Limited - 19th May 2015
"The course was presented in a very understandable way at a good pace, content great and good balanced interpretation of requirement to become competent. Very enjoyable."
Alan Fogarty, Karro Food Group - 19th May 2015
"I found the course very interesting and informative and the course provides very knowledgeable and helpful. I would recommend the N@Work course to other colleagues. The accommodation and hospitality were also excellent. "
Brian Richards, Bodycote Plc - 12th Jul 2011
"Excellent course well presented."
Lewis Evans, Cwm Taf Health Board - 12th Mar 2013
"Very well organised course from booking the course to the delivery and content."
Glen Atkins, INTU Metrocentre - 18th Jul 2017
"Great course, good venue. Would recommend this course for anyone who has Noise at Work Responsibilities. "
Steve Arnold, Turner Powertrain Systems - 12th Jul 2011
"Very well presented course, Stephen was very thorough when presenting was also impressed with his extended knowledge. Thank You for teaching this and giving me a better understanding."
Tom Lincoln, Bernard Mathews Foods Limited - 30th Apr 2013
"Really good course tutor was clear and course very well delivered. Made to feel welcome and relaxed would recommend to others."
Patricia Logan, Bernard Mathews Foods Limited - 15th Jan 2013
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What our delegates say
"Course was excellent, gave me the skills and confidence to carry out noise assessments. Covered all area..."
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27th Jun 2017
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"Great Venue, good tutor, excellent training tools, overall very good course...."
Peter Tolley, Petrofac
18th Jun 2013
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"Enjoyed my time and learnt a lot. Would recommend to others...."
Sharon Morrish, Knowsley Borough Council
17th Jun 2014
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